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Mercer student starts Instagram business: JeweledbyAQ 

Mercer student starts Instagram business: JeweledbyAQ 

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

September 10, 2019

Alexis Quarcoo, a junior accounting and marketing major, launched her own jewelry business this year, complete with an ambassadorship program.

How to avoid gaining the “Freshman Fifteen”

How to avoid gaining the “Freshman Fifteen”

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

September 9, 2019

In the presence of a stressful academic life and thriving social life, it can be hard to make sure we’re doing everything we can to stay healthy. Here are five ways to avoid the freshman 15.

September is PCOS Awareness Month. Here’s what it’s like to get diagnosed

September is PCOS Awareness Month. Here’s what it’s like to get diagnosed

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

September 9, 2019

My doctor told me everything I needed to know, but she also told me that it’s common for people to misunderstand PCOS. I spoke to a surgeon who specializes in reproductive surgery about the ins and outs of PCOS.

Five summer fashion trends to try this year

Five summer fashion trends to try this year

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle & Opinion Writer

August 15, 2019

As the school year gets started, it’s the perfect time to switch up your style. Here's a look at what summer 2019 had to offer for fashion inspiration.

Mercer Fresh Prints changes the game

Mercer Fresh Prints changes the game

Mahima Sultan, Lifestyle & Opinion Editor

August 14, 2019

Fresh Prints is a custom apparel company that aims to remove the corporate middleman when it comes to custom apparel for student organizations. The company works by selecting campus managers. One of these is none other than Mercer’s own Casey Colquitt. 

What were the bears up to this summer?

What were the bears up to this summer?

Mahima Sultan, Lifestyle & Opinions Editor

August 14, 2019

Over the summer, the bears left the den for three months — but what exactly were they up to during this time?

How To Plan for Summer Vacation

How To Plan for Summer Vacation

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

April 26, 2019

As the semester is winding down, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to do this summer. There are so many adventures to be had under the summer sun that it's good to be prepared. Here are five things you should know to plan for a summer vacation. 1. Start Early There are only a couple weeks o...

Senior Column: Why saying goodbye to Mercer feels just a little different

Senior Column: Why saying goodbye to Mercer feels just a little different

Katie Atkinson, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2019

I would say I’ve been relatively good at saying goodbye my whole life. I moved frequently during my childhood, and on my last day of high school, I blasted music and tore out of the parking lot faster than I ever had that year. I had no regrets. I’m a big subscriber to the idea that the past ...

How to Be Safe Around Alcohol

How to Be Safe Around Alcohol

Blossom Onunekwu

April 22, 2019

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, an awareness month especially relevant for college students. Between exams and pop quizzes and presentations, many of us take advantage of every party and getaway to loosen up with some alcohol and take each other less seriously. But too much of everything is always a ...

Five things to do before you graduate from Mercer

Five things to do before you graduate from Mercer

Adelia Henderson, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019

Your cap and gown are ordered, degree audit signed and the days are ticking away until graduation. The end of spring semester is always a trying time for students and can be especially stressful for seniors. It’s bittersweet as you prepare to move on to a new chapter of life, but have to say go...

How to take a break during the end of the semester

How to take a break during the end of the semester

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle & Opinion Writer

April 11, 2019

When we get into the flow of studying it can be hard to realize when enough is enough. Taking the time to know when you’ve reached your limit can be tough and can make you feel like you’re being lazy. But, being a good student also means knowing when to take a break. So, here are a few tips for wha...

Bear Bites: Burger IM offers endless combinations of specialty sliders

Bear Bites: Burger IM offers endless combinations of specialty sliders

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Everybody loves a good burger. With all of the burger joints in and around Macon, it is easy to go out and grab a great burger. But what if you could get gourmet burgers delivered? Burger IM, in Bonaire, Georgia, offers specialty sliders that can be picked up, delivered or enjoyed on location, just ...

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